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    Tools & Tips
    Learn How To Develop For The iPhone200x200
    Today I'm going to show you how to build an alternate page and style sheet for the iPhone and iTouch. We will cover how to detect if the user is using an iPhone to view your page as well as the orientation of the device - whether it be landscape or portrait. To accomplish this we will be using javascript, and some Safari mobile specific CSS tags. Read More…
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    WordPress
    Quick Tip: Author Comment Styling in WordPress200x200
    An often-used feature in WordPress blogs is the ability to style comments made by the post's author differently from the others - helping replies to stand out. Here, we will edit the default WordPress to add some subtle styling to author comments. Read More…
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    News
    Win Two Tickets to the Hottest Flash Conference Ever!!!Fitc
    FITC Seoul is a one-day flash design event featuring seven of the world’s top designers and developers. Among those scheduled to appear are perennial favorites Joshua Davis and Erik Natkze, creative guru Kyle Cooper (Imaginary Forces), Papervision 3D team member Ralph Hauwert, digital storyteller and creative director Euna Seol (PostVisual.com), and from Adobe Richard Galvan and Marcos Weskamp. Simultaneous translations from English to Korean and Korean to English (for Euna Seol’s presentation) will be provided throughout the event. Read More…
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    Web Development
    Quick Tip: Use jQuery to Retrieve Data From an XML File200x200
    In this quick tip, I'll show you how to load data from an XML file onto a blank page. We'll work with the $.get function and will also implement a loading gif while the information is being retrieved. We'll be displaying a simple list of recommended web development books. Let's go ahead and get started. Read More…
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    WordPress
    Create a YouTube Section With WordPress200x200
    So I was reading a few blogs that I read, as you do on a lazy afternoon, and I came across Ideate . I loved the theme so much, I wanted to re-create the little TV box they have that contains a YouTube video. In this tutorial, we'll have a look at how!Read More…
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    HTML & CSS
    Quick Tip: Save Time by Using Multiple Classes200x200
    One of the most exhausting aspects of web development is writing out endless amounts of CSS styling for various elements - that differ only slightly in style from one another. It has taken the life (or will) of many a talented designer. Well, why give each element its own unique CSS entry, when you can mix match and add re-usable CSS styling to elements using multiple CSS classes? Read More…
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    Web Development
    Create a Tabbed Interface Using jQuery200x200
    Creating tabbed interfaces suddenly becomes a piece-of-cake when using the Tabs function in the jQuery UI library. It can be utilized to create completely unique interfaces without having to be a coding God - using only one line of code! Read More…
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    Interviews
    Checking in With Eric Meyer200x200
    Last week, I was lucky enough to be granted a short email interview with Eric Meyer. Some of you might have noticed that his name came up a few times last week; well now you know why! In this interview, Eric talks about where he sees CSS moving as well as his work life after having another baby girl. If you have any additional questions, leave a comment and - just maybe - Eric might respond. No promises! Read More…
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    HTML & CSS
    Quick Tip: Insert Flash the Correct Way200x200
    You create your site the right way. You follow all of the rules, so that in the end, you can proudly have a link to w3's validator, confirming your site's perfection. There's just one problem: if you embed any flash into your page, you'll get several errors. That's because the embed tag is not a valid tag. You need to insert your flash the correct way! Read More…
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    PHP
    How To Use Any Font You Wish With FLIR200x200
    Last week, Philo showed you how to implement sIFR3. This time, I'm going to show you how to implement Facelift Image Replacement (or FLIR), an alternative to sIFR that does not require Flash. Read More…
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    HTML & CSS
    Quick Tip: Create Your Own Simple Reset.css File200x200
    Far too many novice CSS designers don't realize the importance of creating a "reset.css" file. When you have an environment where each browser has its own "default" styling, you'll often find yourself thumping your skull as you ask yourself, "Why is there a spacing here?" To save yourself some of the headaches that you'll undoubtedly experience, you'll need to create your own simple reset file. The problem with using one of the many currently existing frameworks is that they aren't tailored specifically to you. For example, I never use the deprecated "center" element in my projects. Consequently, I don't need to put it into my default styling. However, others may need to do so - though they would deserve a slap on the wrist...or the buttocks if you're so inclined. Read More…
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    Web Development
    Building a Better Blogroll: Dynamic Fun with SimplePie and jQuery200x200
    A traditional blogroll is a simple list of other sites, often in the sidebar, that are related, owned by, or otherwise friendly to the home site. Blogrolls are a great idea and on-point with the spirit of blogging, but how is a casual reader to know if any of these sites are truly of interest? Let's improve upon the concept of a blogroll by not just listing sites, but dynamically pulling recent headlines from them, and using some fun jQuery animation.Read More…
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